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La Fonda on Main

) #11 of 4,021 Restaurants in San Antonio ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, , Latin
2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
+1 210-733-0621
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“enchiladas” (108 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
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1 - 10 of 807 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we come to San Antonio, we are always sure to plan a lunch, brunch or dinner at this beautiful and delicious home of traditional Mexican fare. You feel you are in someone's home with fabulous Mexican art everywhere and warm hospitality. If it is...More

Thank LJM1953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here for lunch 13 July 2017 for the first time and were astounded by the quality of food and service. Our waiter, Justice, was training a newly hired waitress, April (?); both stopping to introduce themselves shortly after we were seated. We asked...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service great ambiance. There were a lot of lovely vegetarian options and the desserts were excellent I had the flan.

Thank Neerjamd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Killer margaritas and Mexican food. Try the Jalapeno Cucumber margarita!!! The fillet mignon is so delicious and tender.

Thank NBdude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our whole family loved this restaurant for Brunch. We ate outside in the patio area and even in July it was comfortable with the fans blowing. I had a combo with Enchilada, tamale, & taco and loved it. One daughter had the spicy Tacos, another...More

Thank JMiles100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service for party of 8, two of which arrived late due to auto trouble. Waitstaff handled late arrival very well. Variety of foods ordered within this group and a sample of each other's selections were shared prior to eating so sampling was broad for...More

Thank 1debsmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Caleb our server was great in explaining the dishes and gave us some of the history of the restaurant. Started with the cerviche and then had duck tacos and spinach burritos. Ended with key lime pie. The prickly pear cactus margaritas were as good as...More

Thank Sid P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for a work dinner and absolutely loved it. The food was fantastic (and huge) and the Margarita's were incredibly strong. If you're only in San Antonio for a few days, come here.

Thank Evan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are locals. La Fonda on Main is a favorite for Mexican food. New parking lot across the sreet greatly helps previous parking challenge. Delicious Margaritas. The chips and salsa are superb. Recommend the Spinach, avocado, and mango salad and the fish Veracruzano style. The...More

2  Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though this restaurant is off the beaten path, it is so worth the trip. The restaurant is large with both indoor and outdoor seating but reservations are pretty much needed unless you don't mind waiting for an hour or so. The drinks are the best....More

1  Thank 0libbyt
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Give them a call about the puffy tacos! It is not infrequent that something will not be on a menu, but they make it for you! The current owner John Berry (I think son of the founder), is very good. I also second the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2415 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212-3450
    (Woodlawn)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-733-0621
  • E-mail
Description
Located just a few minutes from downtown in architecturally rich Monte Vista, La Fonda on Main is the oldest Mexican food restaurant in San Antonio. La Fonda serves both the best of Tex-Mex cuisine as well as authentic dishes of interior Mexico in a fun and casual setting with beautiful patio dining. Open daily serving lunch and dinner as well as a memorable Sunday brunch menu, we offer a full bar with a wide variety of liquor, beer and wine. Our famous margaritas are made with hand-squeezed limes and your choice of a large selection of tequilas.
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